Archbishop Hubertus van Megen

Fr. Andrew Kaufa. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN)

Let African Governments Give “clear policies”, Regulate Artificial Intelligence: Priest on World Communications Day 2024

May 15, 2024

Governments in Africa need to put in place some “clear policies” that can regulate Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the continent, a Catholic Priest has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen with Catholic communicators in the Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: BEAMS

Fostering Human Dignity, Servant Leadership among Characteristics of Mothers as Church “pillars”: Nuncio in Kenya

May 14, 2024

Mothers’ keenness on safeguarding human dignity and their practice of servant leadership are some of the traits that characterize them as “pillars” of Christian communities, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen with Catholic communicators in the Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: BEAMS

World Communications Day in Nairobi: Apostolic Nuncio Advocates for Responsible, Prudent Digital Culture Fostering Truth

May 13, 2024

The digital culture needs to be characterized by responsible and prudent engagement that contributes to the safeguarding of human dignity, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has said.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Kenya’s Nyeri Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

“It’s not always easy for some”: Communicators in Kenyan Dioceses Challenged to Cover for Bishops Missing Online

Apr 27, 2024

Communicators in Kenyan Catholic Dioceses have been challenged to keep their Local Ordinaries visible on social media platforms as they juggle between busy schedules.

Emotions in Journalism? Kenyan Catholic Archbishop’s Tips on How Journalists Can Spur Spiritual Conversion

Apr 25, 2024

Emotions are not entirely a bad thing in journalism especially if they lead to deep spiritual reflection and conversion, Catholic journalists in Kenya have been told.

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Kenya’s Catholic Journalists Urged to Communicate “beauty, aesthetics of nature” in Fight for Environmental Conservation

Apr 24, 2024

For environmental reporting to be impactful, communicators must rediscover the beauty of nature and bring it out in their work, participants at a workshop for Catholic journalists in Kenya have been told.

Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek Diocese, South Sudan; Holy Family Cathedral of Rumbek Diocese; Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and South Sudan, Archbishop Hubertus van Megen

Rome-based Comboni Leadership Expresses “support” for Bishop of Rumbek, Apostolic Nuncio to Visit South Sudanese Diocese

Apr 23, 2024

The General Council of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) is in support of Bishop Christian Carlassare of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan following what the Rome-based leadership of  the 157-year-old Institute describes as “recent developments”.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen during the opening of the 10th edition of the Catholic Private Education Institutions Association-Kenya (CaPEIA-K) conference on Tuesday, 16 April 2024. Credit: Capuchin TV

Catholic Teacher, Formator Called “to be an example” of Christian Values: Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya

Apr 17, 2024

Catholic teachers and formators have the vocation and mission of fostering Christian values by the example of their lifestyle, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has said.

Fr. Emmanuel Tob Got of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ), and Fr. Daniel Matara, Fr. Anthony Wanyonyi, and Fr. James Omasete ordained inKenya’s Catholic Diocese of Kitale on 10 February 2024. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Kitale

“Go after the lost sheep”: Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya to Four Newly Ordained Priests

Feb 12, 2024

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has called upon the four new Priests he ordained on February 10 to pay keen attention to “the lost sheep” in their Priestly ministry following the example of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen blesses the Holy Trinity Catholic Cathedral ground in Kenya's Homa Bay Diocese. Credit: Fr. Joshua Mege/Arise Communications Network

Groundbreaking for New Cathedral in Kenyan Diocese “a gracious milestone”: Local Ordinary

May 19, 2023

The groundbreaking for the construction of a new Cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Homa Bay in Kenya is “a gracious milestone”, the Local Ordinary of the 30-year-old Kenyan Diocese has said.

Official logo of the Synod on Synodality. Credit: Vatican Media

Vatican Wants Laity “to speak their minds” in Ongoing Synod on Synodality: Nuncio in Kenya

Feb 17, 2023

For the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality to bear fruits for the Church in Africa and the whole world, the Vatican would like that the Laity “speak their minds” without feeling “intimidated”, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen. Credit: KCCB

Deepen Relationship with God “step by step, patiently”: Nuncio in Kenya to Seminarians

Jan 29, 2023

Strive to deepen your personal relationship with God in steps, exercising patience, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has told Major Seminarians in the East African nation.

Bishop Emeritus Philip Sulumeti of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese during the procession. Credit: ACI Africa

Kenyan Catholic Bishop Marking Episcopal Golden Jubilee Hailed as “giant of faith”

Oct 31, 2022

On the occasion of his Episcopal Golden Jubilee celebration, the pioneer Bishop of Kakamega Diocese in Kenya, Bishop Philip Sulumeti, has been hailed as a “giant of faith”.

Bishop Emeritus Philip Sulumeti of Kenya's Kakamega Diocese. Credit: ACI Africa

Pope Francis Lauds Kenyan Bishop Marking Episcopal Golden Jubilee as Diligent Servant

Oct 30, 2022

Pope Francis has acknowledged with appreciation the five-decade Episcopal Ministry of a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, lauding him as a diligent and zealous servant who preached “the gospel truth to the people.”

Archbishop van Megen, Bishop John Oballa Owaa of the Ngong Diocese alongside 12 members of the Mill Hill Missionary congregation who were ordained Deacons on September 24. Credit: ACI Africa

Fellow Clergy, Confreres, Can Be the Biggest Threat to a Priest: Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya

Sep 26, 2022

A Catholic Priest is most likely to face more opposition, criticism and all manner of threats from his fellow members of Clergy and confreres than from anywhere else, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has said.

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Catholic Archbishops in Kenya Underscore Need for Peaceful, Just and Honest Elections

Feb 22, 2022

Three Catholic Archbishops in Kenya have, in separate interviews with ACI Africa, called on the people of God in the East African nation to work toward peaceful, just and honest general elections scheduled to take place on August 9.